LinkedUp: Oregon Football Opens Fall Camp with New $68 Million Facility, LaMichael James Stepping Up

Jun 11, 2013; San Francisco, Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

Monday was the first day of Fall Camp for the Oregon Ducks Football program and with it came the official introduction of their insane $68 million Performance Facility complete with touchpad entry for lockers and some sweet views of the practice fields from within the facility. Oh, did I mention the leatherbound chairs in the theater. You can check out all the photos taken from various media outlets via OregonLive.com

In case you missed the media interviews that took place in the morning we caught up with Head Coach Mark Helfrich and Quarterback Marcus Mariota to get their thoughts on the work leading up to Fall practice and what is expected moving forward toward the start of the season.

(more on Oregon Media Day Coverage from media outlets in Eugene below)

Former Oregon Duck LaMichael James didn’t see the field until late in the season last year, but that is going to change this season as OregonLive is reporting that James will become a bigger part of the offense in 2013 – in part as a kickoff return man. and also the primary punt returner. San Francisco’s first preseason game is Thursday against Denver.

 

 

According to several sources in the article James has improved as a player from last season and is ready to tackle 2013 for the chance at a Super Bowl Championship.
Monday was the first day of Fall Camp for the Ducks and local media was a buzz on several topics surrounding the team. Here are the links.
Both Andrew and Jason are new to the Ducks beat in 2013 and we welcome them both to Eugene.

 

Oregon is now counting down the days to August 31st. Nicholls State looms at Autzen Stadium, pending a Hurricane keeping them from travelling to Eugene.  (1pm, Fox Sports 1)

Topics: LaMichael James, Oregon Ducks, Oregon Football, Oregon Media Day, San Francisco 49ers

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